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Waste Management - Meetings and Workshops


2006


December 2006
2nd Meeting of Project Implementation Committee (PIC) for UNEP Project on Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) in Wuxi, China, 27 November 2006


December 2006
IETC joins a multi-stakeholder group of private sector groups, eco-town enterprises, universities and research institutions to support and provide advice to the 3R Technology Support Consortium, set up by the Osaka Prefectural Government. (read more)


November 2006
IETC successfully organized a thematic session revolving around the concept of eco-towns on 1 November 2006 as a part of the Eco-Products International Fair in Singapore. Click here for reports and proceedings of the session.


November 2006
IETC to organize a session on eco-towns at the Eco-Products Fair 2006 in Singapore on 1 November 2006 (read more)


September 2006
Eco-town project: IETC to organize a training programme on the development of eco-towns in the Asia-Pacific region from 26 September to 2 October 2006 in Kawasaki, Japan (read more )


June 2006
IETC recently signed a Framework Agreement with the Wuxi Municipality in the People’s Republic of China to develop an integrated waste management plan for the Wuxi New District. The agreement was signed by Mr Zhang Jian Hua for Wuxi New District and Mrs. Monique Barbut for UNEP.

The project is based on the concept of integrated waste management, and will look at waste constituents that can be recycled and reused to the maximum possible extent and the development of the city can take place in harmony with the environment. More information on project …


March 2006
UNEP participates in the 3R Senior Officials Meeting (3R-SOM) in Tokyo, Japan [6-8 March 2006]


January 2006
2nd Asia-Pacific Eco-Business Forum on "Urban and Industrial Simbiosis", 23-25 January 2006 in Kawasaki, Japan ( Brochure - PDF 592KB )




2005


September 2005
Eco-Town Regional Workshop on 8 October 2005, Bangkok Thailand (PDF 342KB)
CITYNET, APO, GEC and UNEP will organize a thematic session on "Environmentally Sustainable Industrial Development and the Concept of Eco-Towns in the Asia Pacific Region" in Bangkok on 8 October 2005 at Eco-Product International Fair 2005. In the Session, lessons learnt in the past eco-town initatives and future possibility to apply the concept of eco-town in the Asia Pacific region will be discussed. For further information, please contact: 3r@unep.or.jp


June 2005
IETC, in collaboration with GEC and other institutions, recently organized a High Level Meeting on 3Rs and Integrated Waste Management through Eco-Town Development, on 7 June 2005, in Osaka, Japan. Representatives from a number of international organizations, local government networks and government ministerial participated in the event. This is an on-going part of IETC's focus on eco-towns. A report to be produced as a part of this meeting will be made available online soon.


June 2005
UNEP's Executive Director, Klaus Toepfer, launched UNEP's 3R Platform during the 3R Ministerial Conference held from 28 to 30 April 2005 in Tokyo, Japan (PDF 27.9KB). The 3R Platform is an implementation mechanism where different organizations can work on different issues of the 3R concept, and simultaneously move towards the overall objectives of sustainable development. For more information contact - 3R@unep.or.jp
For more information on the meeting, please visite the official website.